New Rates and Updates!

Happy New Year! CLASSES ARE STARTING! In case you didn’t know, Dance Daze classes begin this week! We’ll be having our first classes of 2011 both at our studio and at our partner schools, so make sure you’re getting enrolled and getting set up with the Dance Daze in Schools Program today! FIRST CLASS ISContinue reading “New Rates and Updates!”

Yoga Classes at Dance Daze

Yoga has many benefits for dancers, such as increased strength, balance, flexibility, turnout, and stamina. Purifying the body from toxins, relieving stress, and improved circulation are additional benefits. We at Dance Daze always want to offer a variety of beneficial classes to our students, and we think yoga will be a great new addition! AsContinue reading “Yoga Classes at Dance Daze”

Dance Daze Fairy Tale: A True Story

Once upon a time, there was a brand new dance program in Alameda, California called Dance Daze. It was founded by Saumirah McWoodson, an extremely zestful dancer and educator who had been dancing all over the place since she was 5 years old. Saumirah loved dancing so much that when she grew up, she decidedContinue reading “Dance Daze Fairy Tale: A True Story”

How Do You Reinforce Dance?

Last week, we had our last class at one of the schools where Dance Daze hip hop is taught. All of the children were very excited about what I had gotten them as gifts for their last class of the semester. When one of my 6-year-old students asked me, “Did you get us candy?” IContinue reading “How Do You Reinforce Dance?”

Let It Snow!

Greetings Everyone! It’s been a while since our last post! For the past several weeks our Director, Saumirah McWoodson, was busy preparing for her lead role in the International Ballet Theater Institute’s production of The Snow Maiden. Ballet master Alexei Badrak, Co-Founder and Director of IBTI is one of Saumirah’s former ballet coaches! Saumirah alsoContinue reading “Let It Snow!”